# Hypothesis Quiz: 9-13-22

## Quiz by Melissa Law

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10 questions
• Q1

1. A science class is at a frozen lake for a field trip, and they are experimenting with hockey pucks on the ice. A student says, "If I push harder on this hockey puck when I make it slide, then it will slide faster along the ice.”  What could the student add to make the statement a hypothesis?

proof that the statement is true

examples of other objects on ice

explanation of why the puck slides faster

dependent and independent variables

30s
• Q2

2. Is this a good hypothesis statement? " I think shaving my legs will make me run faster."

It is a good hypothesis because it has an IV & DV as well as it is a prediction

It is NOT a good hypothesis because it is not in the correct format:(If/then)

It is NOT a good hypothesis because the IV & DV are in the wrong locations.

It is a good hypothesis because the prediction makes sense and it written in the correct format.

30s
• Q3

3. What is a hypothesis?

It is the list of directions in an experiment.

It is what is being changed in an experiment.

It is what is measured in an experiment.

It is an educated guess or prediction that answers the question.

30s
• Q4

4. What is the best written hypothesis for the scientific question: "Do new shoes make you run faster?"

If I run faster, then I'm wearing new shoes.

If I wear new shoes, I'm going to run faster.

If I wear new shoes, then I will run faster.

New shoes make me run faster.

30s
• Q5

5. When writing a good hypothesis statement, you should do the following...

use the correct format: If IV, then DV because...

make sure you include constants for the experiment

make sure it is a good opinion

use the correct format: If DV, then IV because...

30s
• Q6

6. In a hypothesis statement, the "outcome variable" is known as the...

independent variable

constant

dependent variable

30s
• Q7

7. In a hypothesis statement, the "test variable" is known as the ...

constant

dependent variable

independent variable

30s
• Q8

8.  A good hypothesis statement should be the question your testing.

false
true
True or False
30s
• Q9

9. A good hypothesis statement should be measurable.

true
false
True or False
30s
• Q10

10. A good hypothesis statement includes the independent and dependent variables.

true
false
True or False
30s

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